The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament DreamHack Masters 2017 in Malmö is upon us and will start at the end of August. The DreamHack Masters is a tournament series, now in it's third edition. While the previous one was played in Las Vegas in 2017, the DreamHack Masters make their return to Malmö once again, to the place where it all began last year. There is going to be a lot of intense and close games with 16 teams waiting for their chance in the spotlight and playing for a prize pool of $250,000. First up is the group phase, where the teams will be seperated into 4 groups with 4 teams. The best two of each group will move on to face their opponents in the playoffs, which is played in a single elimination mode and best-of-threes. Of those 16 teams 12 were directly invited and 4 more could qualifiy themselves through preliminary qualifiers. Thus 16 of the top teams in CS:GO will be playing in this tournament. The DreamHack Masters Malmö 2017 will take place from the 08/30/2017 to the 09/03/2017 and will be an exciting tournament to follow.
CS:GO DreamHack Malmö 2017 – Facts
- Date: 08/30/2017 – 09/03/2017
- Location: Malmö Arena, Malmö, Sweden
- Prize Pool: $250,000
- Teams: 16
- 12 directly invited
- 4 qualified
- Map Pool: Cache, Cobblestone, Inferno, Nuke, Mirage, Overpass, Train
- Organizer: DreamHack
- Betting Odds available
- Livestream available
DH Masters 2017 Malmö – Schedule
Quarterfinals #1: G2 Esports vs. SK Gaming 2 : 1
September 2nd 2017, 01:00 AM PST / 04:00 AM EST / 10:00 CEST
Quarterfinals #2: Ninjas in Pyjamas vs. Natus Vincere 2 : 1
September 2nd 2017, 04:00 AM PST / 07:00 AM EST / 13:00 CEST
Quarterfinals #3: Astralis vs. Gambit Esports 0 : 2
September 2nd 2017, 07:00 AM PST / 10:00 AM EST / 16:00 CEST
Quarterfinals #4: North vs. Immortals 2 : 0
September 2nd 2017, 10:00 AM PST / 01:00 PM EST / 19:00 CEST
Semifinals #1: North vs. Gambit Esports 2 : 0
September 3rd 2017, 02:00 AM PST / 05:00 AM EST / 11:00 CEST
Semifinals #2: G2 Esports vs. Ninjas in Pyjamas 2 : 0
September 3rd 2017, 05:00 AM PST / 08:00 AM EST / 14:00 CEST
Grand Finals: North vs. G2 Esports 0 : 2
September 3rd 2017, 09:00 AM PST / 00:00 PM EST / 18:00 CEST
CS:GO DH Malmö 2017 Format
At first the 16 teams will be placed into 4 groups at the DreamHack Masters Malmö 2017 which will be played in double elimination mode, best-of-ones and best-of-threes. The two best teams of each group will advance into the playoffs, while the bottom halves will be eliminated from the tournament. Only 8 teams will remain in the playoffs. At this point every game will be played in a best-of-three but single elimination. This means a team that loses in the playoffs, has to go home
Groups DreamHack Masters Malmö 2017
As mentioned there will be four groups with four teams, and only the upper half is safe from elimination in the group stages.
Standings DreamHack Masters Malmö | After Day 3
|GROUP A | Standings
|1.||North||2 – 0|
|2.||SK Gaming||2 – 1|
|3.||Cloud9||1 – 2|
|4.||dream[S]cape||0 – 2|
|GROUP B | Standings
||2 – 0|
|2.|| Natus Vincere
||2 – 1|
|3.||Renegades||1 – 2|
|4.||Virtus.pro||0 – 2|
|GROUP C | Standings
|1.|| Ninjas in Pyjamas
||2 – 0|
|2.|| Gambit Esports
||2 – 1|
|3.||Faze Clan||1 – 2|
|4.||mousesports||0 – 2|
|GROUP D | Standings
|1.|| G2 Esports
||2 – 0|
||2 – 1|
||1 – 2|
|4.||Team EnvyUs||0 – 2|
Will advance to the Playoffs
Will be eliminated
The big esports betting sites have already released their bets & odds in preparation for the DreamHack Masters Malmö 2017. You can see on the screenshot the betting odds for the outright winner of the tournament, in which SK Gaming, Astralis and FaZe are handled as the favourites to win. Apart from the known and traditional CS:GO bets, there's some special bets also available. The esports betting provider Betway has a similar bet but here you can bet on the winner and second place. Interestingly, the favorites stay the same still. The odds are subject to change until the tournament starts.
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Betting Odds presented by Bet365. Read more about esports betting at Bet365
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DreamHack Masters Malmö 2017 Teams
- Astralis: device, dupreeh, Xyp9x, Kjaerbye, gla1ve.
- Faze Clan: rain, karrigan, NiKo, GuardiaN, Olofmeister.
- Fnatic: dennis, KRiMZ, JW, flusha, Golden.
- G2 Esports: shox, bodyy, NBK-, apEX, kennyS.
- Gambit Esports: Dosia, mou, AdreeN, HObbit, fitch.
- Immortals: HEN1, LUCAS1, boltz, steel, kNgV-.
- Natus Vincere: seized, Edward, flamie, s1mple, Zeus.
- Ninjas in Pyjamas: f0rest, GeT_RiGhT, Xizt, draken, REZ.
- North: MSL, k0nfig, cajunb, aizy, TBD.
- Cloud9: Skadoodle, Stewie2k, autimatic, RUSH, tarik.
- SK Gaming: FalleN, fer, coldzera, TACO, felps.
- Virtus.pro: TaZ, NEO, pashaBiceps, Snax, byali.
- B.O.O.T-dream[S]cape: ImpressioN, benkau, splashke, moxie, Tommy from Southeast Asia.
- Team EnvyUs: Happy, SIXER, RpK, xms, ScreaM from Europe.
- mousesports: chrisj, oskar, ropz, suNny, STYKO from Europe.
- Renegades: AZR, jks, USTILO, Nifty, jayzwalkingz from North America.
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